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As part of the Government’s plan to ‘level up’ education, a whole host of changes are set to be introduced. With Ofsted announcing they will be inspecting every school by 2025, it is vital that senior leaders are able to demonstrate that they are taking action on school improvement.
“My mission is clear; I want to make sure every single child across our country has access to an excellent education, supporting them to reach the full height of their potential.”
The introduction of the Schools’ Bill and reform to key guidance areas such as attendance, behaviour, SEND and safeguarding make it clear that the government is focused on its mission to drive school improvement. All schools will be under scrutiny.
In the best schools, there is a clear vision and actions are taken within the context of the school improvement plan. If it’s not in the plan, it doesn’t get done.
But what makes an effective improvement plan and how can school leaders and teachers convert a plan into tangible action to genuinely and sustainably improve their school for the benefit of students?
In this virtual masterclass, former school principal and MAT leader, now an education author and advisor, Matt Bromley, offers a raft of practical advice for leading schools to success.
Key Learning Objectives
By the end of this masterclass, you will understand:
- The starting principles of successful school improvement
- What makes an effective self-evaluation framework and school improvement plan
- How to engage all stakeholders in the process of school improvement
- How to agree and articulate a shared vision for success - and a mission to help achieve it
- How to build the culture and systems needed for sustainable school improvement
- How to ensure systems of quality assurance, professional development and performance management talk to each other and support the school improvement process
- The common characteristics of excellent schools
Matt Bromley is an education writer and advisor with over twenty years’ experience in teaching and leadership including as a secondary school headteacher and principal, FE college vice principal, and MAT director. He is a public speaker, trainer, and school improvement lead, and a primary school governor. He remains a practising teacher, currently working in secondary, FE and HE settings. Matt writes for various newspapers and magazines, is the author of numerous best-selling books on education, and co-hosts the award-winning SecEd podcast. He regularly speaks at national and international conferences and events, and he delivers teacher-training